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How to Make Barley Tea
PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 10 MINUTES
PREPARATION OF THIS HEALTHY RECIPE
To roast barley, run under cold water. Heat a skillet and roast the barley dry until it is golden. The more roasted, the more it tastes like coffee. Brew in 3c water for ten minutes. Strain and serve.
How Can This Ayurvedic Recipe Make You Feel Great?
WHAT IS BARLEY TEA?
WHY EAT AN AYURVEDIC DIET?Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. An Ayurvedic diet is tailored to your individual body type and the specific imbalances you are working with at any given time. Ayurveda shows you your specific body type’s needs and what should be favored in your Ayurvedic menu. Watch as you eat less but feel more satisfied because what you are eating truly nourishes you. Since Ayurveda believes all disease begins in the digestive tract, food is your first medicine. By eating a healthy diet that’s ideal for your body, you experience optimal health.
Is Barley Tea Good for My Ayurvedic Diet?
AYURVEDIC MEDICINAL BIOCHARACTERISTICSWhat is the biocharacteristic theory of medicine?
Experiences are PersonalExperiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of herbal-actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
Here are the herbal actions of Barley Tea:
High Fiber Laxative
HIGH-FIBER-LAXATIVEA class of laxative that adds bulk and water to stools. The size of a stool stimulates peristalsis and the stool passes more easily through the colon. It is important to drink plenty of water when using high fiber laxatives, as they can be dehydrating.
DETOXICANTAn herb that eliminates or metabolizes toxins from the body.
DEMULCENTHerbs that coat or form a soothing film over a mucous membrane, relieving minor pain and inflammation of the membrane.
DIURETICHerbs that promote urine formation, thereby flushing the kidneys and urinary tract while eliminating any excess water retention. As diuretics reduce water retention, they are often used to reduce blood pressure.
CHOLAGOGUECholagogues stimulate the release of bile from the gall bladder for improved digestion.
Joyful Belly is a recognized school of biocharacteristics medicine.
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